Hungry, Hungry Homeschoolers: Feeding the Family with Samantha Barnes {S3E4}

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hungry, hungry homeschoolers: Feeding the Family with Samantha Barnes {S3E4}

In this episode, the sisters are talking meal planning, shopping, and how to keep homeschoolers fed with their pal Samantha Barnes!

Samantha is the founder of Raddish Kids, a homeschool mom of two, and a culinary instructor who knows what it’s really like to try to get dinner on the table when there’s already a volcano at said table.

The trio chat dinnertime stress, why homeschoolers seem to be hungry  ALL THE TIME, pick selective eaters and time-saving hacks.

This episode is sponsored by:

  • Streamable Learning:
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  • Raddish Kids:
    Get kids of all ages cooking with a Raddish Kids subscription. The kitchen is definitely the tastiest place to learn, and Raddish helps kids explore math, science, culture, and more. Use the code PODCAST for $15 off a 6- or 12-month membership. Head to Raddish Kids to download a free lesson. Also, be sure to keep reading because Samantha has shared a downloadable “Eat a Rainbow Every Day Colorful Cuisine Challenge” with all the homeschool sisters out there!

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Live your reality, not your Instagram feed

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Written by Kara S. Anderson

Join me in an experiment:

While reading this post, I want you to open up Instagram. And I want you to scroll …

I want you to think about how you feel as you see the images go past. Are you jealous? Are you sad you didn’t do that thing, whatever it is, when your kids were younger?

Do you feel less-than?

How often are you able to be genuinely happy for the people you see in your feed without adding something to your mental to-do list, or feeling bad?

Now, I want you to look around your home. I want you to think about your kids, and your circumstances.

Because today I want to talk about what I think is one of the keys to successful homeschooling – living your actual reality.

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Looking Back: What We’ve Learned {S3E3}

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Looking Back: What we’ve learned {S3E3}

The sisters are hopping in their homeschool time machine today and looking back on what they’ve learned.

Listen in as Cait and Kara talk about how they got started homeschooling, what they would have done less of and what they would have done more of, and hear how they’re applying what they’ve learned to their homeschool now.

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How to Create a Lazy Unit Study in 5 Steps

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Written by Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley of My Little Poppies

In a recent episode of The Homeschool Sisters Podcast, Kara and I chatted about trying to get back into the September swing of things.

At the time, we were both knee-deep in interest-driven unit studies. Kara’s kids were all about survivalism and camping, while my kiddos were on a nutrition kick.

As we discussed our respective unit studies, I mentioned how my unit studies tend to be a little, um, lazy. Continue reading